Claire Lachow


is an artist & writer whose work exists between physical and digital environments.
probes the materiality of digital objects and flatness in the material world.
has a visual vocabulary influenced by video games, and memes.
is a founding member of MATERIAL GIRLS.
lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.


Exhibitions

2019
My Shell Makes Itself, Nov. 8—Dec. 15, 2019. 5-50 Gallery, Long Island City, NY.
Resident Artist Exhibition, Jul. 19—Aug. 25, 2019. Red Bull Arts, Detroit, MI.
Am I, Now, May 12–June 12, 2019. 180 Franklin Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. 
Palms, Mar. 16–Apr. 7, 2019. TSA LA, Los Angeles, CA.
Sorry about the mess but we live here, Mar. 1, 2019. IRL @ MoHA, Austin, TX (solo)

2018
intimate, Dec. 7–20, 2018. Random Access Gallery, Syracuse University, NY.
alligator, October 13, 2018. Partial Shade, Huntsville, TX.
the dollhouse, September 15, 2018. Watermill, NY.
It's the thought that counts, Sept. 1–30, 2018. Governors Island Art Fair, NY. (solo)
ISSUE 2, Aug. 25–Sept. 9, 2018. The Troy Church, Troy, NY.
Tender Arrangements, June 25–July 29, 2018. Super Dutchess, New York, NY.
Finer Feelings, May 26, 2018. Partial Shade, Austin, TX.
Are we in sync?, Apr. 19–May 4, 2018. Organized by SVA MACP, 630 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.
xenomorphs, Mar. 6–12, 2018. SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY.
xoxo, Jan. 19–31, 2018. Museum of Human Achievement, Austin, TX.

2017
No Vacancy 3, Nov. 10–12, 2017. Alt Esc, Brooklyn, NY.
There Are No Girls on the Internet, Aug. 26–Sept. 30, 2017. Localhost Gallery.
No New Forms, June 24–Sept. 15, 2017. Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, NY.
MATERIAL WORLD, May 7–14, 2017. SPRING/BREAK BKLYN Immersive, Brooklyn, NY.

2015
Small Works, July 10–31, 2015. Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Brooklyn V Sydney, Jan. 9–13, 2015. M2 Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

2014
Lorem ipsum, Oct. 30–Nov. 2, 2014. Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY.
Initial Deviations, June 19–July 19, 2014. Palisades, Brooklyn, NY.
The White Castle Presents: New York, Lately vol. II, May 10, 2014. Brooklyn, NY.

2013
Beasts and Bodies, Nov. 8–Dec. 8, 2013. Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY.
The White Castle Presents, vol. 1, Aug. 24, 2013. Brooklyn, NY.
Bushwick Open Studios, May 31–June 2, 2013. 226 Troutman St, Brooklyn, NY.

2011
On Portraiture, May 28, 2011. Fisher Gallery, Oberlin, OH.
Attraction is a basic instinct, Apr. 29, 2011. Fisher Gallery, Oberlin, OH.

2010
The Half-Time Show, Dec. 3–10, 2010. Richard D. Baron Gallery, Oberlin, OH.
Another Vibrant Art Fight, Sept. 29–January 9, 2011. Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH.


Residencies

2019
Red Bull Arts Detroit, April–July, 2019.
The Wassaic Project, April 2019.
Welcome to my Homepage, February 2019.


Screenings

2018
"TANGOTI / Local Host Gallery" @ Now Play This Festival, Apr. 6-7, 2018. London, UK.

2017
"Summer Vids 3.0", Aug. 12th, 2017. Sadie Halie Projects, Minneapolis, MN.
"Worlds", Feb. 23, 2017. Flowers for All Occasions, Brooklyn, NY.

2015
Atlas XXVI, Mar. 11, 2015. 61 Local, Brooklyn, NY.


Publications/Writing

2018
Contango Journal #2: Sanctions, June 2018.

2016
"Touching the void", Foundations Magazine Issue 4, Spring 2016.
"Pfamily Ties", Foundations Magazine online, September 15, 2016.

2015
The Atlas Review #5, April 2015.


Press

2018
Old Governors Island Houses Now Filled With Strange Creations For 11th Annual Art Fair, Gothamist.
SPRING/BREAK Forever, Boston Art Review Issue 01, April 2018.
Interview with Material Girls, DE:FORMAL.
The Material Girls’ Exhibition XOXO at the Museum of Human Achievement, AEQAI.
MATERIAL GIRLS: xoxo, Conflict of Interest.
Material Girls: The Collective Exploring Intimacy with Power Tools, PAPER Magazine.

2017
SPRING/BREAK Has Sprung in BKLYN, Art Critical.

2013
Bushwick Just Got Bigger: Open Studios This Weekend, Art Critical.
Bushwick Open Studios at 226 Troutman, Opening Ceremony blog.



Education

B.A. Oberlin College, 2011